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Toy gun found at Bullitt Central High School; student suspended

Published: Nov. 9, 2016 at 7:22 PM EST
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BULLITT COUNTY, KY (WAVE) - A Bullitt Central High School student is facing expulsion for having a toy gun at the school.

Principal Jim Beavers found the gun after receiving a tip from another student. Beavers said the gun was a "very authentic looking replica."

The student was suspended and could be subject to a an expulsion hearing in accordance with school policy.

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Beavers sent a message to parents to assure them the school was safe.

In the message, the principal addressed the rules in the school's student handbook that prohibit look-alike weapons, medications and drugs.

Beavers also commended the diligence of the student who brought the toy gun to a teacher's attention.

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